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reporter daniel terdiman began investigating and soon unearthed legal documents showing that google is involved. >> nobody outside google really knows what it is. >> jon: that's weird, it a google project that no one in the outside world knows what it is. i guess what they're saying it is google plus. boom! boom! book! -- book! note to self, google shoulder injury. let's see, if it's serious google project, well, i have a puckish notion for how we might clear this up. you might find it a bit mischiefous. perhaps we use the internet and google it. >> if you think you can get the answers just by goog elling it, guess again. (laughter) >> jon: you have made a powerful enemy voice-over guy. >> i seem to recall another odd story from earlier this year. >> google taking its technology to the stratosphere releasing 30 high-tech balloons that will bring i would few internet to people who aren't connected. >> jon: right, i would few. don't most i would few hubs look like giant hovering jellyfish? i'm sure google is not using the secret barges to teach ocean creatures to fly so they can rule
. >> catherine: coming up at a white google class could end up costing you a real fortune. the big mystery on the bay and it does not look like this thing will go anywhere anytime soon. andanother piece of video.that bay area car maker tesla wishes was not circulating on the internet. for the second time this month.we see a tesla model-s after it burst into flames. this most recent incident was in mexico >> reporter: >> jacqueline: temperatures are dropping off into the 40 range with 46 in half moon bay and 48 and a bottle. we will see some 30 ♪ yeah, i dream about bacon. [sfx] wham! so i'm bringing back the blt cheeseburger combo. a juicy jumbo beef patty loaded with hickory smoked bacon and melting cheese plus fries and a drink for just $4.99. but this isn't a dream. it's just a video from my last birthday party. >> reporter:the electric car apparently drove through a wall, hit a tree, and caught fire. and this was the scene october 2nd near seattle -- a tesla burned after hitting some road debris. the debris punctured the car's electirc battery.which led to a large fire in the car's f
tech giants ora cell and google have been brought in now to help fix the government's troubled health care web site. health down again, yesterday because of technical problems it's been plagued with glitches since launching. the ceo says today his company is doing everything it can to help. other experts will be work on this project include miky dickerson on leave from google, and greg gershman a veteran software engineer who worked at the white house in the past. and 12 words temporarily cost facebook $18 billion last night. the company cfo said we did see a decrease in daily users among younger teens that has been known, when cfo said it, people listend and stocks slid from $57.10 down to $47.40. tonight the stock stands at $50.21 >> you may have heard about the google barge on the bay. folks are curious about it. this is what it looks like right now across the bay there some people are actually driving to treasure island to take a look at the google barge. abc7 news is there with more. leanne? >> reporter: well, yes. people drive down california avenue here. they stop, ta
's the best kept secret hiding in plain sight how the big discovery was disclosed and why the google barge is being kept hush-hush. >> hi, i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow in the kpix 5 weather center. so far a treat of a day outside. could that change for trick or treaters tonight? we'll talk about that coming up. google's floating barge on e bay. nobody knows what's inside. ing more >>> the biggest mystery this halloween, google's floating barge on the bay. nobody knows what's inside. >> but we're uncovering some new details. allen martin joins us live in studio with the man who broke the story. >> reporter: the existence of the barge first on the cnet website the reporters gracious enough to join us. thanks for doing it. great work. >> my pleasure. >> reporter: this has been an inkrieg for almost a week around the world. >> right. >> how do the pieces start to fall in place for you for the intrigue? >> i saw a little tidbit online that suggested that google was involved in hangar 3 on treasure island so i started poking out around there talking to the authority folks, knocking on door
its kind, a ticket for wearing google glass while driving. there are a lot of laws on the book here regarding google glass and driving. are there any quite yet? >> specifically for google glass, no. right now california law states you can't have video screens anywhere in the front seat of your car. but a woman in southern cal believes she shouldn't have gotten a ticket. >> it's why are you wearing google glass when you're driving. i was like what kind of question is that? >> reporter: getting a ticket for speeding happens every day, getting a ticket while wearing google glass doesn't. she says the google glass was not on. she was just wearing t. >> he started to ask other questions like but it does block your sight? no it doesn't. it's so comfortable i forget to take it off. >> reporter: this is what you see. but in the eyes of the law that's illegal if you're driving. >> there's to be no video display monitor in front of the driver. a video display monitor does not include a gps device. so pretty much anywhere the driver can see it as they look forward, that is against the law. >>
the website up and running. >>> what is google up to in the bay? well only on kpix5, what we discovered about the top secret operation. >>> a lawmaker under fire. why he said he would vote for slavery if he had to. >> and would you pay extra for soda? the push for an extra tax in one bay area city. slavery, if he had to. he s- he wasn't serious, and his s f context. >> a nevada assemblyman is coming under fire for saying he would vote for slavery if he had to. he said he wasn't serious and his words were taken out of context. we dug up the video and you be the judge. >> if that is what they want, i have to hold my nose and bite my tongue. but yeah, if that is what the citizens want who elected me, that is what they elected me for. >> nevada's governor and several senators called the comment outrageous, insensitive and wrong, and they want an apology. >>> google is up to something big on the bay, we told you about their top secret project on treasure island that involves a huge barge and in an kpix5 exclusive, allen martin says there may be more. since the story last ran on friday, word has su
>>> this is kpix5 news on kbcw. >>> google won't say a word about what it's up to out on the bay. we got on a boat and went to see for ourselves. >> a bay area man who went off for a search in a fortune in gold has gone missing. >>> and a bay area community rallies around a teen shot by a sheriff deputy before saying good-bye. good evening, i'm elizabeth cook. >> and i'm ken bastida. andrea -- she has the latest. andrea. >> ken, liz, this memorial site is where the gathering crowds have been for the past week in this case. today, they took their morning of andy lopez inside a church. carried by friends and family, andy lopez's body was ushered in with spanish hymns. and the heartbreak of an entire community. >> all the songs that were there really gave you a little punch in the heart. >> i have grandchildren. it's terrible. it's terrible. >> inside the church, a standing room only crowd came to pay their respects and find peace with andy's death last week. >> i think that maybe being here in church might consolidate you for a few minutes, but then the nightmare will never
>>> a mystery no more. we have the goods on the google barge off treasure island. >> it's a story you'll see only on kpix 5. >>> a source confirms it's been ongoing for more than a year. spawned in the so-called google x division of the company, both in secrecy even for most employees but personally directed by sergei brin. a high tech show room for google products. reserved for high level vips and tech geeks. a four story building constructed of shipping containers that can be assembled and disassembled at will. it's designed to be disassembled and reassembled anywhere in the world. it could be at a ski resort one morning and at at a beach later. an invitation only requirement. there is only one problem. the company was informed by the u.s. coast guard last summer that a building is a floating vessel and subject to all applicable federal maritime regulations. construction appears stalled while google struggles to work within the safety requirements by the coast guard. in the meantime it sits moored in san fransisco bay amid tight security. let's go to treasure island where we've
is no longer on the straight. >> reporter: what is known as the google barge could be moved. google and fort mason want to bring the barge to fort mason. they are working with the government affairs people. they represent google with officials and fort mason is federal property. the deal needs to be approved. when the barge would move and how long it would stay has not been decided. new details on what is happening at hangar 3. the treasure island development with by and large llc, some were september others october. the lease ends august 31st, 2014. the rent is $12,000 a month. on november 7th is sky rockets to $79,000 a month. he doesn't know what is going on and hung up the phone. the people in force mason say they are interested inpursuing this relationship with google. >>> operation boo happens in every jurisdiction. sex offenders are not allowed to answer their door to trick or treaters. i hope it was a good night for police and kids. >> reporter: officers say it is a good tool in keeping sexual predators away from children. they fanned out across the city to check in on the registered
twist linked to google's mystery barge on the bay. the coast guard confirming it has visited the barge floating near treasure island. the coast guard won't reveal anything until the project is finished. the agency tells reuters at least one employee has been required to stein a nondisclosure agreement with google. google hasn't said anything about the barge. some wonder if it's a floating data center or store for google glass. >> a floating store. okay. well, could that barge be also some sort of just way of escaping the nsa. scott manage grew, the national security agency is tapping google and google serious. >> this was revealed in "the washington post." documents leaked by ed snowden reveal the nsa is tapping into the traffic from the cloud. yahoo! 2, this is a diagram that the post had, this is drawn by somebody in the nsa. you can see down near the bottom near the ticker there is a smiley face. someone at the nsa added a smiley face. google is not smiling. it thinks its future is in the cloud and evidence the u.s. government is apparently splicing into google's cables to access
:49. coming up a kpix 5 exclusive. google's secret project happening on treasure island. that much more when we come back. >>> can you believe it? almost halloween. all you trick or treaters looking good. mostly clear. a little bit cool. no smook can i clouds even to talk about. looking very nice. >> i know. everyone is excited. good trick or treating weather. >>> and good driving weather. if you are about to start off your morning commute, everything is looking free and clear. here's a live look out the golden gate, and the san mateo bridge. we will have your latest traffic coming up no about ten minutes. >>> suggest a flat open this morning on wall street. cbs money watch reporter says the fed is getting plenty of attention today. >> u.s. markets are paying close attention to the two-day federal reserve meeting that starts today. no big changes expected to the fed's economic stimulus program. yesterday, the s & p 500 closed at a record high for the sixth time this month. it edged up two months. the dow and nasdaq ended the day flat. >>> apple this morning, the tech company announced its la
what people are doing to get their hands on a pair of google glass. stay tune. that's coming up. . >>> some of the big names in entertainment gathering, it was a glam event, honoring mod tern superstars. the twist, the proceeds goes to preserving the wonders of the ancient world. >> select charity ball happening this weekend in san francisco. and overseen by marilu henner. >> how does it make you feel? >> the event honoring entertainers of the greek heritage. and his dad a trumpet player for nearly half a century. also straton lee, movie producer of big budget flicks and international tenner. >> and also, restoring, crumbling, at the library. proceeds donated, in the fine arts museum, as well as teaching schoolkids about the origin of western civilization. >>> still ahead at sports, raiders are left scratching after laying an egg at the coliseum. jason has a story straight ahead. >> skies are clearing tonight. temperatures are dropping. looking for a reading that's getting down to the 30s. 40s bay side. monday forecast for you coming up. . >>> new high-tech exclusive club is eme
this wooeleek. should you buy it when it comes to market thursday? >> google outraged it may have been spied upon by the nsa. but someone -- one of our guests is asking isn't that what google does to its users? is that a fair comparison so make? after all, google does have a user agreement. people accept it. nsa doesn't have a user agreement i know of but we have both sides of the issue coming up. >> fascinating, actually. let's check the markets as we approach the final hour. dow jones is in positive territory but off the highs. up 14 points on the industrial average. it has been a slow creep higher for much of the day. nasdaq nasdaq, similar chart pattern with gain of 10.75, 3932. and s&p 500 up 0.25%. dow and nasdaq creeping back toward all-time highs. bob pisani what's moving things up? >> we bottom at the time europe closed and steadily moving up. rom is slight to moderate typical of a monday. we have more cyclical doing better. tech names, industrial names. put up some sectors. materials, all doing better. outperforming the overall market. housing stocks have had a lot o
hit a new high today up 1041. the reliability engineer, that is what he is called from google, he will work with a general contractor of this guy can supposedly do everything, he is supposed to be really, really good. the engineer from red hat will be working with cgi to optimize the site. so finally we are seeing the administration for medicare and medicaid services. engineers who deal with this stuff every day to fix the problems they are having with that site. liz: lauren, thank you very much. let's get to the floor show. traders are watching the trading action today. let's keep it simple here, where are the floats, what are you seeing? >> if you are turning the screen on right nowitit seems like a pretty quiet day. but we have had a lot of volatility today. economic data moving the market around, what i think will help the interesting is tomorrow. small economic calendar, no real big earnings reports coming out tonight or tomorrow, so we're going to get a test of how strong is this market. can it stand up on its own without economic data or earnings trying to b
'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, the bottom of google's secr project in the middle of the bay. yesterday, governor jey brown told us... even he isn . >>> all week kpix 5 has been trying to get to the bottom of google's secret project in the middle of the bay. yesterday governor gary brown told us he's in the dark on this. >> there's so many things i want to know. but you can add that to the list. >> do you know? >> i do know. it's google's plan to market google glass. you haven't been informed by the coast guard? >> i don't. there are a few things that don't get to my desk. but i'll look into it now that you've brought it up. >> it's being personally directed by air is ya, a cofounder of mountain view based google. the moveable showroom for google products, most importantly google glass is made up of 40-foot shipping containers that can be assembled and disassembled any where in the world. containing three floors of showrooms and an upper party deck. but since it's a floating vessel, the structure is subject to all applicable maritime regulations. >>> the american league western divisio
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uncovered what google is up to off san francisco's treasure island. >> yeah. and a kpix 5 exclusive our ken bastida has confirmed the barge is a private showroom floating on the bay. >>> reporter: a source familiar with the highly secretive project confirms it's been ongoing for more than a year spawned in the so-called google x division of the company, cloaked in secrecy even from most employees, but personally directed by google's cofounder sergey brin. a movable high-tech showroom for google projects and products reserved for only the most high level vips and tech geeks, essentially a four-story portable building constructed of interchangeable 40-foot shipping containers that can be assembled and disassembled at will. it's designed to be placed on everything from barges to railcars and reassembled anywhere in the world. it could be at a ski resort one morning and on the beach at malibu days later. sources tell us it's google's multi-million dollar response to apple's highly successful apple store concept but with an invitation-only requirement. there is only one problem: the company was
department and something we should all be very excited about. in terms of the details of the gift, google is providing a $600,000 financial gift to our city with no strings attached. i think a lot of the prior debate around free wi-fi in san francisco that never moved forward was because of different questions about business models or so forth, to emphasize this is a free gift of financial benefit to the city of san francisco with no strings attached. the money will come through sf city which will manage the installation of the wi-fi network from beginning to end, and our department of technology will accept that gift on behalf of the city and county of san francisco. and ultimately rec and park will be the host of the wi-fi network on their properties. and at the end of the day, it's going to be all san francisco residents who benefit from this. after going through all the necessary steps in city hall, the timing right now is that we believe installation will start in december of this year and should be completed by the spring of next year. so, this is going to be a project that will bec
. >> good luck. talk bat good cause. >>> google raise something eyebrows. heard about the mysteryious barge floating in the bay in san francisco. we have video of a four-story barge. executive director of the bay conservation and development commission, which gives put permits, says the vessel belongs to google. beyond that we don't know much of anything. sources say it could be a floating google glass store, or an offshore data center. but google has yet to confirm any of this, and now there is word of similar barges popping up off the coast of new england. >> trace gallagher is in the west coast news hub. what's google doing? >> reporter: well, google filed a patent in 2008. they were granted this patent in 2009, that talked about these floating data centers, and apparently that is what the belief is these things are. now, keep in mind, google has massive amounts of data and one of the biggest costs is actually cooling them down. these would be powered by ocean currents and then cooled by sea water. an estimated 2% of the world's energy is now used to power and cool down these data center
. 6:10. coming up more mystery over google's next work. it's google's ongoing prokt. a controversy we'll dive into coming up. >> a live look outside, that is the south bay. have some orange lights there. today we go with the original lights. and all over the pay people out enjoying it we're back in minutes. >>> right now let's get you updated on top stories. four people recovering after being attacked by dogs. police ended up shooting and killing one of those dogs. the other remains under quarantine at an animal shelter. as of now it's unclear where those two dogs came from. >> in just a matter of hours the cpuc will consider tightening safety rules for b.a.r.t. and several other bay area transit agencies. the potential changes come after two b.a.r.t. workers were killed on the tracks earlier this month. >> parole agents along with law enforcement agencies across the state will visit known sex offenders. the compliance check all part of the california department of corrections and rehabilitation annual operation. >> 6:13. a new quist linked to the mystery barge on the bay. he has visi
suspects. coming up on the kron four morning news. tech reporter gabe slate has the latest news on google glass. the tech report is next. female narrator: it's posturepedic versus beautyrest it's posturepedic versus beautyrest with up to $400 off. serta icomfort and tempur-pedic go head-to-head with three years' interest-free financing. mattress price wars are ending soon at sleep train. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ building in san francisco will be filled with more than 300 children trick-or- treating this afternoon. >>gabe: a new high-tech exclusive club it is emerging. google is about to release a new wave of google class a units. they are high-tech glasses out into the wild. and not just anyone can get their hands on this high-tech item 3 is a big catch. right now about 10,000 people have a google glass unit 3 mostly employees, celebrities and developers. google announced it will let those testers and by three of their friends to also become testers. these glasses will be available for public purchase until 2014. so you could imagine there's a huge techie geeky popula
neighbor and what she is giving out instead may do more harm than good. >> we're trying to crack google's top secret project out on the bay. what we found out when we got up close. next. >> hi, i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow in the kpix 5 weather center. we are looking at the clouds beginning to break up outside. a lot of sunshine coming our way. will it hold for halloween? we'll talk about that coming up. stocks dipped slightly toda but still remain near record highs. the fede today it wil >>> taking a look at the big board now, you can see that the dow is down about 61 points. stocks dipped slightly but they still remain near record highs. the federal reserve announced today it will maintain its bond buying program saying the economy is too weak to pull back. >>> social security checks won't increase by much next year to adjust for cost of living. monthly payments for nearly 58 million people will go up about 1.5% next year. it's the smallest increase since automatic adjustments were adopted in 1975. the small increase is due to the fact that inflation has been low. the increase am
connected with google possibly, where a second barge has been spotted. >>> and a chilly start to the day. will it last for the rest of the week? steve paulson will be here with your trick or treat forecast. >>> and high flying above the bay. what pg&e inspectors were doing in a helicopter this morning along the san mateo bridge. [father]c'mon,buddy,you can do it.c'mon,reel it up, you gotta reel it up now,buddy. reel it up. [father] reel it up,you got him on there.bring him in. is that a bass? [boy] yeah,i got a big bass. [father]bring it up.keep reeling.keep reeling.c'mon, where is he? whoa! you caught that all by yourself? [boy] yeah! [father]how old are you to catch that? [boy]three! [father]you're three years old? show me how many fingers that is. >>> another demonstration is planned for tonight to protest the police shooting of a 13- year-old santa rosa. hundreds of people attended the funeral for andy lopez last night. the young teen was shot to death by a sonoma county sheriff's deputy last week. the boy was holding a bb gun that looked like an ak-47 assault rifle. and the deputy t
of yahoo! and google. a new blow to barack obama's signature health-care reform after the troubled rollout of the website, announcing some americans already insured could lose the policies they have. and french football players threatened to go on strike over plans for a new super tax on the richest people in france. let's aw at this hour, star with the latest leak from former nsa contractor edward snowden. says theington post" national security agency has been hacking be data links that connect google and yahoo! around the world. laways the agency skirt the by collecting data from millions of local web users via underwater fiber-optic cables. kate moody explains. >> world leaders, foreign citizens, and internet giants, the latest victims of the national security agency's surveillance programs according to intelligence linked by edward snowden. the nsa has admitted to the program to access internet user accounts but described new reports that infiltrated yahoo! and google databases as factually incorrect. breakings not an essay into any databases. it would be illegal for us to do that. --
. google, oracle, and red hat among the companies helping out. the website has been plagued with glitches since the rollout at the beginning of the month. the obama administration says it will be running smoothly by the end of november. >>> it's no longer use it or lose it for people with flexible spending accounts. employees will now be allowed to carry over up to $500 in unused funds to the next calendar year for qualified medical purchases. but there is a catch. your employer gets to choose if it wants to amend that plan to include rollovers. some may be reluctant because they get to keep any money you forfeet. >> new details are emerging about that castro valley care facility. the chronicle reports drentzs were left on their own for eight days, not three as originally thought. multiple law enforcement agencies met today to discuss possible charges. the alameda county sheriff's office says there is a lot of evidence to go through and it will be a lengthy investigation. >> several dogs that mauled four people in antioch last night are being tested for rabies. these bite marks show the
. >> larry goldspan confirmed that it is google which has come to his agency several times about this project. but google has been vague. >> when google has visited us, they have been less than specific about what they plan to do with the vessel. >> meanwhile, thetic the giant's super secret project remains on treasure island. while it is hard knolls, bcbc insists it needs more specifics and the agency is september crystal the project has to be on the water. >> we shouldn't use the bay as a lost opportunity for that which can be done land because the bay is special. and we need to insure that whatever this permit is applied for actually fits into what the bay should be used for. >> well placed sources have told kpix 5 google's plan is to use the vessel as a floating mobile marketing and retail center for ghoul glass. ghoul's wearable computer that looks like half a pair of eyeglasses. it would be google's way of outdoing apple's signature retrail stores. google would start by towing the barge and docking at at fort mason. one way ghoul might be able to solve the permit problem is fort mason i
the city's water. multiple body parts. >>> and later, what is google doing on this barge? the mystery solved, next. twins. i didn't see them coming. i have obligations. cute obligations, but obligations. i need to rethink the core of my portfolio. what i really need is sleep. introducing the ishares core, building blocks for the heart of your portfolio. find out why 9 out of 10 large professional investors choose ishares for their etfs. ishares by blackrock. call 1-800-ishares for a prospectus which includes investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. read and consider it carefully before investing. risk includes possible loss of principal. i'to guard their manhood with trnew depend shields and guards. the discreet protection that's just for guys. now, it's your turn. get my training tips at >>> our second story, human body parts found in two water treatment plants. authorities have found the upper torso of a female body in a waste water treatment plant in california, about 20 miles outside of los angeles. this come on the heel of a discovery of human rema
to explain their spy program. >> san francisco wants to know what google is doing with a bar. >> in the bay. >> plus the symptoms. burning eyes and itchy skin. the cause a hot sauce factory down the road. the prescription, a lawsuit. >> nearly one month after the roll out the government's new health care website is still crashing. many people can't sign up for coverage. that has put the president and his administration on defensive for another day. kathleen sebelius called the website a debacle. the president went on fe defense today comparing it to another launch that had it's share of problems. >> before obamacare there was romney care. visiting boston president obama said the come p comparison stil. you had a model that we built the affordable care bein care bs temperaturtelltemplate. >> the president says they'll be happier with a new plan. >> if you are getting that deal could mean a higher monthly ctv. zblrntle on dpol hill the republicans attacked the changes. kathleen sebelius was the second in a number of days to apologize for the debacle. the applicants financial da
this new report alarming. >> reporter: frank, we received two statements tonight, including one from google, which has long been concerned about what it calls snooping. and users should be concerned as well. this south bay dentist uses yahoo, and google's email services, along with google's voice on her phone. according to a new report, the nsa is gathering information from both yahoo and google data centers. >> it's sort of a little bit of a weird feeling knowing somebody really is watching. >> reporter: a report in "the washington post" based on documents obtained from edward snowden says the government is accessing the information via private link that allows senators to exchange data. >> i'm concerned. it's scary. >> reporter: the head of the computer engineering department at san jose state university. >> the collection of data today is forever. once data has been collected, it stays around forever. so even if it's not meaningful today, it might be meaningful tomorrow. >> reporter: we areout raged at the lengths the government has gone. a yahoo spokeswoman says we have strict controls
with that engine that caused this 24- hour ordeal. >>> a look at that mysterious google barge out on the bay. google still isn't talking, but we're uncovering more about what the tech giant is up to. two barges at treasure island and a third in main are are marked with the letters bal, followed by four numbers, a document presented by the treasure island authority finds that a tenant is pleasing space across the barges, adding intrigue, telling anyone checking in to hand over their phones and cameras. some think that it is going to market google glass. >>> today the nsa is on the do offensive. an italian magazine suggests that the nsa recorded vatican telephone calls, and there's more, the washington post is reporting that nsa broke into google and yahoo data centers worldwide. the director of the inner sa says not true. >> -- nsa says not true. >> it would be illegal for us to do that, so i don't know what the report is, but i can tell you factually, we do not have access to google servers, yahoo servers. >>> so who is to blame for the obamacare website mess? well, here is what health and h
in asia; tapping into google and yahoo's internal networks. new reports on the breadth of n.s.a. surveillance stoke outrage at home and abroad. good evening, i'm gwen ifill. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. also ahead this thursday, iraq's prime st vits washington asking for help to stem a recent spate of bloodshed. >> ifill: and while abraham lincoln is widely revered as the man who kept the union together, a new book looks at his little known legacy as a ground- breaking foreign-policy president. >> lincoln had to deal with a series of crises over the course of his presidency from france, from britain, from spain, even russian ships showed up off the atlantic coast. >> ifill: those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's "pbs newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support
website. fifthengineers and software makers from oracle and red hat are pitching well as one google engineer. officials at oracle say they were brought in to make the government site more reliable and secure. the obama administration says the website will be running smoothly by november 30 -th. of the >>george: is looking at the bridges your bay bridge ride westbound about as good as it gets here. just a short wait for the westbound trip. for the san mateo bridge we've seen no incidents or problems and traffic stays between 11 and 13 minutes for the commute time. for the golden gate bridge and easy ride. >>erica: we do have slight potential for showers. we are tracking a system dropping down from the gulf of alaska and-a ride on thursday. new details have been uncovered about the mysterious "google barge". which has been anchored in san francisco harbor. kron four's justine waldman has more on google's plan for the barge, including >>justine: some parts of the least started this september others and october. police and august 31, 2014 right now the rent is $12,000 a month. starting
-turning, a street view of the area here so you can see where we're talking about. this is from google. the locals say they found more body parts. this has not affected the drinking water supply at all. this is for irrigation water. for now we're led to believe that's the case in this place as well. when we have more information, we'll get it right to you. >>> you can't wear a computer on your face when you're driving. the woman who got a ticket for driving under the influence of google glasses. have you seen these? parentally -- apparently you can get a ticket for this. >>> it's finally happened. the faa decided you don't have to turn off your gadgets during takeoff and landing. they'll still take shampoo, but new guidelines regarding digital gages. >>> tell us what you think of the faa's change. we'll report on it. you can tweet@shep news team. that's coming up. huh, fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. everybody knows that. well, did you know that when a tree falls in the forest and no one's around, it does make a sound? ohhh...ohhh...oh boy! i'm falling. eve
, until a san diego chp officer spotted had. >> he knows it's google glass and started to ask questions specifically asking why, why i was wearing google glass when i was driving. >> reporter: he gave her a $162 ticket for speeding and wearing google glass. she admits google was on her head but says the device was off. >> i started to say, well, this is not illegal, right? and that's when he says, he said, it actually is illegal. >> reporter: and chp in the bay area agrees. officer sam morgan says section 27602 states, to keep drivers from distraction, the vehicle can't have a monitor like google glass in front of the driver. and watch out, it can be a primary or secondary offense. officers are looking for any and all distractions. >> technology neighbors it on the market, consumers use it in the car and officers can show this is not a safe driving practice based on our experience, and we'll take the appropriate enforcement action. >> reporter: beatty says she is not mad at the officers, just worries california's laws aren't evolving as fast as the modernday technology in our lives. >>
with the first california driver who got cited for wearing google glass behind the wheel. >> reporter: that's right. we talked to the southern california woman today who got the ticket. turns out whether you're driving in san diego or on a busy freeway here in berkeley, it is illegal to drive with google glass. but this southern california driver tells me she had no idea. >> reporter: looks straight out of the jetsons, google glass takes pictures, records video and get messages. it's so useful cecilia used to keep hers on all day even in the car. that is, until a san diego chp officer spotted had. >> he knows it's google glass and started to ask questions specifically asking why, why i was wearing google glass when i was driving. >> reporter: he gave her a $162 ticket for speeding and wearing google glass. she admits google was on her head but says the device was off. >> i started to say, well, this is not illegal, right? and that's when he says, he said, it actually is illegal. >> reporter: and chp in the bay area agrees. officer sam morgan says section 27602 states, to keep drivers from d
treasure island belongs to. we have new details on the google project and where it could soon be moving. plus. a milpitas man is accused of leaving his kids alone in a car for more than half-a-day. what he was allegedly doing while they were fending for themselves. developing news this morning. hayward police are investigating a shooting at an apartment complex. it happened just after 11 last night. police found a woman suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in a parking lot at the lord tennyson apartment complex. she was taken to a nearby hospital and remains in surgery. it is unclear if she will survive from her injuries. we have a crew on the way and will bring you a live report shortly. our top story this morning. bart trains have been running for a week and a half, but the agreement that ended the strike is still not official. today barts union member will vote on the tentative deal. union members are considering a deal that would increase their salary by more than 15% over 4 years, but also require a bigger contribution to pensions and health beneifts. union leaders are recommendi
google is staying tight-lipped but it they have been linked to the project. the coast guard refused to comment but one did acknowledge google is involved with that barge but that there is a non- disclosure agreement in effect. >>> two tech giants insist they do not give the u.s. government to their system, the comments come after they reported they broke into datacenters for google and yahoo through private fiber links, it was based on those. according to the post the government could have access to hundreds of millions of user accounts. >> the collection of data today is for ever, it stays around forever, so even if it is not meaningful today it might be tomorrow. >> a tech analyst says there is a lot of stake. he warns it could create at sense of distrust that could hurt silicon valley's financial future. >> corey booker will be sworn in as a senator today. he resigned as the mayor yesterday, he won a special election to take over the remaining 15 months of the term for senator frank lautenberg who died in june, he will be the second african american in the senate and have to run
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project belongs to google. kpix 5's brian webb in an exclusive report got up close to investigate. >>> reporter: we shove off for treasure island, destination the mysterious floating google barge and the secrets that lie within. something even san francisco's own mayor admits he has no idea about. >> no, they kept the secret from me, as well. >> reporter: as we cruise up, almost close enough to touch, you can see cargo containers stacked four high with dark netting at one end on a barge some 250 feet long. theories range from a floating data center, retail store, a super secret laboratory, all the way to a floating paintball arena. the crew says they did some work on the project but are sworn to secrecy so we found our own expert an architect whose designed projects using shipping containers and building on water. >> at this scale for a floating structure it's the first i have heard of. >> reporter: joe says cargo containers are functional, cheap and by building on water, you're out of reach of many regulations. he thinks the theory of a data center cooled by sea water is interest
they are losing an arm's race with the nsa which nbc news confirms has been hacking into google and yahoo data centers around the world as fast as the company has put up firewalls. vacuuming up e-mail and phone records. google and yahoo data centers in all corners of the globe reach targets by data collection by nsa and british intelligence. as first reported in the "washington post" they found more documents leaked by edward snowden, hundreds of thousands of e-mails, search queries and other activity collected, decoded and filtered and possible intelligence targets transmitted to the nsa in fort meade, maryland. >> you have thousands and thousands of mile of cable out there. so presumably the nsa has found somehow to gain access to this cable. >> reporter: the programs described in this cartoon-like drawing snowden leaked to the "washington post" were designed to track foreigners wsh but the data of americans working or living overseas who use foreign phones or e-mail addresses can get swept up as well. top intelligence officials rushed today to brief the senate intelligence committee. >> whe
held by google and yahoo in europe. so the argument would seem to be, the legal argument would seem to be because those data centers are in europe, they're not -- they can assume they're not american data. therefore, it was legal to go in. however, the data companies, google and yahoo, are absolutely furious about this. for various reasons. one of them is that their reputations have now been tainted. in europe, google has like a 90% market share of the search software. that's much higher even than in the united states. you're now seeing people closing their g-mail accounts in europe because they don't want their data compromised. so google is losing, yahoo is losing, people are upset. governments are upset. it's really become a mess. >> is the united states the only ones doing this? this data in europe, are europeans coming through it? >> there was a sort of embarrassing episode when french and spanish newspapers were reporting that n.s.a. was going through the data of those citizens. and then it turns out according to the n.s.a., that in fact the intelligence services in those coun
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